Don't delay dealing with the mess over illegal structures

There are some lessons that seem to pass down smoothly from one generation to the next so descendants can benefit from their ancestors' experience gleaned the hard way.

Monday, 13 June, 2011, 12:00am

Bali bombing shows the dangers of appeasement

I refer to your editorial of October 14, concerning the tragedy in Bali.

I applaud you in your admission that what happened in Bali was a clarion call to the danger of terrorism in Asia.

19 Oct 2002 - 12:00am

Appeasement a fatal error

I refer to the letter from Bernard Wijedoru headlined, 'Austria's detractors have ulterior motive' (South China Morning Post, February 12).

21 Feb 2000 - 12:00am

Vote thoughtfully for sensible leaders

IN response to J. Garner's most recent letter headlined, 'History demonstrates evil of militarism' (South China Morning Post, October 10), I propose that something is only as evil as those that control it, be it a hammer, a kitchen knife or an army. All can kill if misused.

16 Oct 1995 - 12:00am

I have in my hand . . .

SIR Percy Cradock's policy of appeasement was tried by Chamberlain in 1939 and failed with disastrous results.

Is Hong Kong to be the guinea-pig for a re-run in the 1990s? R.J. MILLS-OWENS Q.C. Queensway

21 Dec 1993 - 12:00am